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by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Need help... Middle East mark??
Replies: 3
Views: 2162

Re: Need help... Middle East mark??

A challenging trade or makers mark. Can you show us what the object is?

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by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Interesting mark on an incense vase
Replies: 4
Views: 4691

Re: Interesting mark on an incense vase

Dear Chuck and Trev,

From the floral elements on the bowl it appears to be Persian. 600/1000 does not seem impossible either but let me see what if anything I can find out about either marks.

love a challenge
Warren
by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Any information on this object?
Replies: 2
Views: 1706

Re: Any information on this object?

Good Day, Lovely workmanship on your Persian box. The image shows some interesting aging in some areas of the under surface. Do not speak Farsi or Persian myself but do have a number of Muslim friends who speak several different languages, let's see if one of them can lead you in the right direction...
by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Arabic translation - Ottoman amulet?
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Re: Arabic translation - Ottoman amulet?

Appear to be Persian numerals but what makes this more confusing is that I have been told by Turkish friends that the Ottoman's used three different scripts in the administration of their empire.

good luck
Warren
by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: The bowl - from where?
Replies: 5
Views: 4129

Re: The bowl - from where?

Well I just researched another Malay object from Kelantan. Have a question in to admin on the silver content. Jawi script is a Malayasian variation on Arabic, the design here appears to be Hindu. Whether Muslim, Hindu, or Buddhist work Malay silversmiths may, may, all use the same standard Jawi lett...
by WarrenKundis
Wed May 08, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Persian cup?
Replies: 1
Views: 2787

Re: Persian cup?

Ubaranda, In my limited experience I do believe that 84 what your looking at, just a variation on the form. The presentation and motif on the cup appear to be Persian. Do remember that Farsi and Arabic like Hebrew are read right to left. in this case they seem to be following the Russian model of le...

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